RAICHŌ HIRATSUKA: IN THE BEGINNING, WOMAN WAS THE SUN
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan illustrates the life of feminist writer Hiratsuka Raichō, one of the most influential figures in the early women’s movement in Japan.
“In the beginning, woman was truly the sun. An authentic person. Now she is the moon, a wan and sickly moon, dependent on another, reflecting another’s brilliance.”